Oct 7, 2012 7:00pm PDT
ruppersberger: one of the main reasons we are having this investigation is to educate the citizens in business in the united states of america. in the telecommunications world, once you get the camel's nose in the tent, you can go anywhere. >> kroft: their overriding concern is this-- that the chinese government could exploit huawei's presence on u.s. networks to intercept high-level communications, gather intelligence, wage cyber war, and shut down or disrupt critical services in times of national emergency. >> jim lewis: this is a strategic industry, and it's like aircraft or space launch or computers, i.t. it's a strategic industry in the sense that an opponent can gain serious advantage, can gain serious benefit from being able to exploit the telecommunications network. >> kroft: jim lewis has followed huawei's explosive growth for years from the state department and the commerce department, where his job was to identify foreign technologies that might pose a threat to national security. how did they get so big and so cheap so quickly? >> lewis: two answers. first, steady, extensi
Sep 30, 2012 7:00pm PDT
unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >> pelley: in the mail this week, lots of feedback on last sunday's broadcast with the presidential candidates. there was agreement that we were too hard on one candidate and too soft on the other, but there was no agreement about which was which. one viewer wrote: "i could not believe how rude and caustic steve kroft was to obama, in contrast to scott pelley's handling of mitt romney. i felt that '60 minutes' skewed the interview in favor of romney." and then there was this: "there is such bias towards obama in the media. when you asked obama questions, it was almost apologetically, and you went after romney with no apology." i'm scott pelley. we'll be back next week with another edition of "60 minutes," and i'll see you tomorrow on the "cbs evening news."
Oct 3, 2012 12:00am EDT
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